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capSpire

capSpire

OUR STORY

capSpire is a global consulting and solutions company that solves difficult business and technology problems for commodity-focused organizations.

We provide our clients with deep business and system expertise to simplify and streamline their commodity management functions for crude, natural gas, refined products, NGLs, coal, iron ore, agriculture and freight. capSpire takes pride in its ability to create pragmatic and easy relationships with our clients that produce elegant solutions to hard problems.

We believe there is a better way

Call it a motto, a philosophy or a call to arms.  At capSpire, we prefer to think of it as who we are because it drives everything we do.  Every day and every encounter is a fresh opportunity to learn, discover and improve.

WHY WORK WITH US

While capSpire is known as a company with a smart, idea-generating team, what truly defines us is our collaborative culture. 

The capSpire model is simple:

  • Hire great people who are passionate about collaborating together to create clean, fresh solutions.
  • Empower them with opportunities to do amazing work with many Fortune 500 clients.
  • Maintain open lines of communication within an atmosphere of trust.
  • Celebrate achievements and toast success.

Furthermore, capSpire offers a competitive remuneration package, excellent benefits including contributory pension and health insurance as well as on-going training and development.

For more information on capSpire careers click here 

BENEFITS

  • Health Insurance for you and your dependents
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Training and Development Programmes
  • Company Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Travel Opportunities

MY CAREER WITH CAPSPIRE

Name: Dave Barrett

What is your role at capSpire?

I am a software consultant, who has the good fortune of providing on-site support to a Scandinavian client.

Describe your typical working Day?

Our client utilises a commodities trading and risk management system at the very core of their business, which I provide technical assistance for. In a day I will often:

  • educate users on the application
  • troubleshoot the issues they uncover
  • develop C# code to enhance the system
  • write SQL queries to produce reports

What qualifications do you have/what is your previous work experience?

I came to capSpire as a keen, young Bachelor of Science having completed Business Information Systems at University College Cork. The mix of commerce subjects and computer science granted me a diversified skill set, well-suited to the many facets of my client's organisation.

What is the best about your job?

All the hats I get to wear - support, system administration, software development, database administration - keeps me aligned with my jack-of-all-trades degree.  And, of course, the regular travel has its perks too (see: my burgeoning snowboarding career).

What other skills do you need in your job?

This is largely a customer-facing role. You could find yourself heading to the continent from early on in your capSpire career to represent the company. Confidence and a good way with people will take you far.

What advice would you give someone considering applying for a job at capSpire?

The 3 biggest things you should ask yourself:

  • Are you a decent self-starter?
  • Are you good with people?
  • Are you comfortable with travel?

If you can self-motivate morning-to-night, charm the pants off your peers, and get jazzed by the idea of jet-setting, then you should consider a career with us here at capSpire.

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capSpire: great software dev opportunities in a fast changing industry.

Anonymous in Cork, Ireland
current employee in S 2017
12/12/2017

The Best Bits

The people/culture. The people genuinely care about delivering quality services/products/software to clients and as a result I find it is an enjoyable and challenging environment to work in.

Things to improve

It's a reasonably new company, so perhaps the knowledge sharing could be done in a more formal setting. Saying that, there are company training days designed to address this challenge.

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A company that rewards its employees

Anonymous in Cork, Ireland
current employee in S 2017
08/12/2017

The Best Bits

A particularly generous company that gives its employees a great deal of responsibility and freedom.

Things to improve

There could be more training, but that continues to improve.

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Great place to work, full of great people.

Anonymous in Cork, Ireland
former employee in 2017
07/12/2017

The Best Bits

Consistently hires the best brains in the ETRM and technology industry. Having worked on various projects across multiple clients as a capSpire consultant, I have seen the respect capSpire has within the energy industry. Fantastic work/life balance and training opportunities.

Things to improve

As a consultant, we are on site with various clients, so it's difficult to identify an area that can be improved.

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